The #3 Tesla Model S on fire in short time

Tesla confirms third fire involving Model S car

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) – Telsa Motor Inc. TSLA -4.37% confirmed a third fire in one of its Model S electric cars in the past six weeks, Reuters reported. The electric-car maker said the fire was the result of an accident and took place in Smyrna, Tenn. on Wednesday afternoon. The driver wasn’t injured. “Our team is on its way to Tennessee to learn more about what happened in the accident,” Tesla spokeswoman Elizabeth Jarvis-Shean said in a statement, according to Reuters. “We will provide more information when we’re able to do so.”

【特斯拉第三次起火 电动车安全遭受严酷考验】11月6日,在美国田纳西州首府纳什维尔附近,特斯拉Model S再次起火。从事故现场图片来看,Model S车头几乎全部烧毁。对此,特斯拉表示,已前往现场调查事故原因。这是迄今为止特斯拉第三次着火,电动车安全正遭受残酷考验。

特斯拉今年的全球销量目标为21,500辆Model S,已经从最初的20,000辆目标两次提升。此前马斯克曾宣称产能将直追保时捷,后者2018年前后将实现20万辆年产销。按照最新长期目标,特斯拉未来产能和销量将达到今年的25倍左右。

当地时间11月5日,特斯拉召开今年第三季度财务报告发布会。特斯拉CEO埃隆·马斯克(Elon Musk)表示,公司从长远角度准备实现全球年销量50万辆电动车,届时锂离子电池单元的需求将达到当前世界各行业总和,因而公司锂离子电池产能需要大幅扩张。

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